Definition of Big Sioux River
1. Noun. A river that rises in northeastern South Dakota and flows southward to join the Missouri River at Sioux City, Iowa.
Generic synonyms: River
Lexicographical Neighbors of Big Sioux River
Literary usage of Big Sioux River
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1859)
"... to wit — " Beginning at the mouth of the Tchan-kas-an- lands ceded. data or Calumet or Big Sioux River ; thence up the Missouri River to the mouth of ..."
2. The Statutes at Large and Treaties of the United States of America by United States, George Minot, George P. Sanger (1859)
"... to wit—" Beginning at the mouth of the Tchan-kas-an- lands ceded. data or Calumet or Big Sioux River ; thence up the Missouri River to tbe mouth of the ..."
3. Where to Emigrate and why: Homes and Fortunes in the Boundless West and the by Frederick Bartlett Goddard (1869)
"At Sioux Falls, on the Big Sioux River, and at Fort do Roche, on the Dakota River, ... Warren : The Big Sioux River is two hundred miles long, ..."
4. Dakota by O. H. Holt (1885)
"... the Dakota Central branch of tbe Chicago & Northwestern Railway, and has a population of 1000. Adequate water power is supplied by the Big Sioux river. ..."
5. History of Western Iowa, Its Settlement and Growth: A Comprehensive (1882)
"The supply of native timber is quite limited, the principal groves being along the Big Sioux River, and a few small groves on Floyd and the West Fork of ..."
6. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1898)
"This lies near the Big Sioux river, nearly two miles west of the first exposure, and extends quite to the state line. It resembles the first exposure, ..."
7. Congressional Grants of Land in Aid of Railways by John Bell Sanborn (1899)
"... from Winona to the Big Sioux river, and to the Minneapolis and Cedar Valley company the grant from Minneapolis to the southern boundary of the state. ..."